She was born in Pittsburgh on November 1, 1932. Lived in Key West until 1974 when she moved to Bradenton until she took her last breath at Tidewell Hospice on April 20, 2015. She was beautiful inside and out. She was God fearing. She was courageous to the end. She wrote poetry and loved to read She was smart, an avid card player and left an impression on those who knew her. She loved and was loved by her extended family of neighbors, friends, hair dresser and caregivers. She was a daughter to Howard and Jean. She was a sister to Jim, David, Barbara, Roger and Lulu. She was a mother to Carol, Debbie and Lee Ann. She was a grandma to Martin, Rachel, Martha, Tj, and Dj. She was a great grandma to Tyler, Sonia, Zachary, Lydia, Raquella, Abby and Braden. She was a great great grandma to Anthony She loved life and wanted us to be happy each day even though she's not here with us to share in it. Time doesn't heal all wounds. Time is what we measure until we are with our loved ones again.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Apr. 20, 2016